Private Needs, Public Selves: Talk about Religion in America, Հատոր 10

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University of Illinois Press, 1997 - 262 էջ
Polls through the '90s show that many Americans believe the nation is in a period of spiritual decline, yet public religious display and discussion often is deemed politically incorrect. Philosopher John K. Roth feels that more outward sharing of religious beliefs, thoughts, and ideas would bridge the gap between our private needs and our public selves--and would give Americans of differing faiths a common identity.

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Defining Talk about Religion
xxi
Mapping America
17
How Much? What Kind? American Needs for Religious Discourse
42
Virtue and Religion
66
American Beliefs Popular Opinions and Religious Inclinations
88
Religion Matters
119
Getting Along in America How Talk about Religion Can Help
140
Things Unspoken Religion and Human Rights
164
The Shadow of Birkenau How to Talk about Religion in Public
193
Deepening Talk about Religion
217
Select Bibliography
241
Index
249

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Էջ xv - Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this Administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance or insignificance can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation.
Էջ xiv - The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficult}', and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew.
Էջ xv - In giving freedom to the slave we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve.

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John K. Roth is the Russell K. Pitzer Professor of Philosophy at Claremont McKenna College, where he has taught since 1966. He has written, coauthored, or edited more than twenty-five books, including, most recently, "Ethics after the Holocaust" & major contributions to "The Holocaust Chronicle".

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